Elon Musk debuts Boring Company's $500 flamethrower

In a series of social media posts, the Tesla and SpaceX CEO promoted the flamethrower with truly freakish claims, including " great for roasting nuts " and " guaranteed to liven up any party ". It might sound a little off, but yes, Elon Musk's nex... More..

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Ingvar Kamprad, Ikea Founder, Dead At 91: Facts About Furniture Tycoon
by | Monday, January 29, 2018

Ingvar Kamprad, Ikea Founder, Dead At 91: Facts About Furniture Tycoon

And the company was holding $19.7 billlion in cash at the end of that year. However, he didn't strike it big until the company developed its pioneering flat-pack furniture in 1956. He reportedly drove a modes...More..

Stamp out easy mail access to deadly fentanyl, Senate report urges
by | Sunday, January 28, 2018

Stamp out easy mail access to deadly fentanyl, Senate report urges

The fentanyl comes from "labs" in China, which send the substance directly to those who consume it, or to middlemen that subsequently dilute the opioid for resale. The investigation has also identified seven sy...More..

Budweiser Releases Emotional Super Bowl Ad
by | Sunday, January 28, 2018

Budweiser Releases Emotional Super Bowl Ad

Normally the water is produced on a schedule and stored until needed. In 2017 alone, the company said it has provided more than three million cans of water to disaster areas in Texas, Florida, California and ...More..

by | Sunday, January 28, 2018

Has $277.72 Million Stake in Starbucks Co. (SBUX)

The company reported revenue of $7.18 Billion in the same period past year. Growth in China helped total net income rise to US$2.25bn, or US$1.57 per share, from US$751.8mln, or 51 cents per share, a year ago...More..

by | Sunday, January 28, 2018

Weekly Research Analysts' Ratings Updates for Marathon Oil Corp. (MRO)

About 2.54M shares traded or 55.92% up from the average. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $0.58 EPS. equities analysts predict that Marathon Petroleum Corp will post 3.82 earnings p...More..

Trump crows about his economy, which is starting to slow
by | Sunday, January 28, 2018

Trump crows about his economy, which is starting to slow

Britain's economy grew more weakly than other big rich nations for much of previous year as the impact of the 2016 Brexit vote pushed up inflation and many businesses turned cautious ahead of the departure ...More..

Worth Observing Stocks: General Electric Company (GE), Bank of America Corporation (BAC)
by | Sunday, January 28, 2018

Worth Observing Stocks: General Electric Company (GE), Bank of America Corporation (BAC)

It has outperformed by 45.78% the S&P500. Monarch Capital Management Inc increased General Electric (GE) stake by 8.26% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Investors are paying close attention to shares of Portl...More..

Facebook, Google hinder innovation, says investor George Soros at Davos
by | Sunday, January 28, 2018

Facebook, Google hinder innovation, says investor George Soros at Davos

The business magnate believes US internet-service companies are already tempted to give into the demand of authoritarian states in order to gain access to their markets. It wasn't merely a matter of "distract...More..

Vivo X20 Plus UD with under-screen fingerprint scanner is coming
by | Saturday, January 27, 2018

Vivo X20 Plus UD with under-screen fingerprint scanner is coming

The X20 Plus UD for now is only available in Vivo's home market of China. Now, the company has officially launched the Vivo X20 Plus with an in-display fingerprint sensor. No word on pricing just yet. And i...More..

Session Recap: Viewing Unusual Volume for Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT)
by | Saturday, January 27, 2018

Session Recap: Viewing Unusual Volume for Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT)

For the week, the stock is performing -0.09%. About 3.89 million shares traded. In 2017, revenue increased to $45.5 billion. It has outperformed by 10.49% the S&P500. British Columbia Inv Management Corporation...More..

by | Saturday, January 27, 2018

Lam Research's second-quarter revenue rises 37 pct

These holdings make up 97.23% of the company's outstanding shares. It also increased its holding in Taylor Morrison Home Corp (NYSE:TMHC) by 17,717 shares in the quarter, for a total of 95,550 shares, and has r...More..

NCAA opens investigation into Michigan State for handling of Larry Nassar scandal
by | Saturday, January 27, 2018

NCAA opens investigation into Michigan State for handling of Larry Nassar scandal

The 54-year-old originally was charged with more than 20 counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct and was scheduled to go to trial on December 4. Johnson then goes on to address Nassar and how disappo...More..

Dreamers' Protections Could 'Morph Into' Citizenship in 10,12 Years
by | Friday, January 26, 2018

Dreamers' Protections Could 'Morph Into' Citizenship in 10,12 Years

Bannon, before his downfall, was trying to forge a political movement beyond Trump the man, but based on the agenda he won the presidency on. Trump will deliver his State of the Union address to Congress on Tue...More..

Economist: Subsidies, Not Tariffs, Would Benefit US Solar Industry
by | Thursday, January 25, 2018

Economist: Subsidies, Not Tariffs, Would Benefit US Solar Industry

Many manufacturers have complained about cheaper products coming from foreign competition, but companies that install the panels worry the move will slow down the increase in the United States solar market. T...More..

Skier missing and six wounded after volcano erupts at Japanese resort
by | Thursday, January 25, 2018

Skier missing and six wounded after volcano erupts at Japanese resort

Meteorological officials could not confirm immediately if the avalanche was triggered by the eruption, only stating that both happened at the same time. The rescued skiers, wearing helmets, were handed a bottle...More..

Jerome Powell Confirmed by Senate as Federal Reserve Chair
by | Thursday, January 25, 2018

Jerome Powell Confirmed by Senate as Federal Reserve Chair

But Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-California, received permission to change her vote to no after the initial count had been announced. The selection of Powell has been confirmed by the US Senate with 84-13 vote with...More..

Trans-Pacific trade deal to proceed without US
by | Thursday, January 25, 2018

Trans-Pacific trade deal to proceed without US

The Trump administration has increased pressure on trading partners over perceived violations of fair trade rules. The importance of the new deal, from Canada's perspective, is heightened because the North Am...More..

Mayor De Blasio Will Not Attend Meeting With Trump At White House
by | Thursday, January 25, 2018

Mayor De Blasio Will Not Attend Meeting With Trump At White House

New York City's Bill de Blasio and New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu are among the city leaders who say they will no longer attend Wednesday's meeting on infrastructure and other issues. O'Neill announced that...More..

Autopilot behaving badly? Watch these other Tesla mishaps
by | Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Autopilot behaving badly? Watch these other Tesla mishaps

The vehicle had been traveling at 65 miles an hour, the tweet said . Other crashes involving Tesla's self-driving feature have been blamed on an "over reliance" drivers develop on Tesla's Autopilot system ,...More..